xviii, 262 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
9780271037073 cloth alkaline paper 0271037075 cloth alkaline paper
"Examines the widespread Latin American phenomenon of illegal land seizures and squatter settlement development. Explains, based on case studies in Peru and Ecuador, how invasion organizations mobilize, why they succeed or fail, and why they endure or disappear"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
The strategy, success, and survival of urban popular movements Metropolitan trends in land invasions: policy, democratization, geography The old guard: pragmatism and strategic rigidity The next generation: strategic flexibility and a sense of entitlement The innovators: strategic creativity and a sense of mission Analyzing organizational strategy, success, and survival Conclusions: contention, political process, and mixed motives.
KG173 .D67 2010
University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press,